During National Women’s Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The 20th annual National Women’s Health Week kicks off on Mother’s Day, May 12, and is celebrated through May 18, 2019. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health leads National Women’s Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.
This week is the 20th National Women’s Health Week, serving as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. Your health is a lifelong journey. It’s personal. It’s unique. It’s yours.
The Center for Innovative GYN Care is a proud sponsor of National Women’s Health Week. The advanced specialists at CIGC provide unmatched relief from complex GYN conditions.
Women’s Health Magazine has made it easy for you to take on your health one step, and one day, at a time. They have made you a 7-Day Plan for each day of National Women’s Health Week. Make this the week you take your health head-on, click here to learn more and see the 7-Day Plan.
What steps can I take for better health?
To improve your physical and mental health, you can:
- Visit a doctor or nurse for a well-woman visit (checkup), preventive screenings, and vaccines.
- Get active.
- Eat healthy.
- Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress.
- Practice safe behaviors, such as quitting smoking, not texting while driving, and taking steps to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections.